Why we don’t recommend Jigokudani monkey park in Japan

With great photographers capturing one-of-a-kind shots of snow monkeys playing around and hanging out in the onsen at Jigokudani, it is no wonder that this monkey park often makes Read more…

First time in Japan: Tokyo on a budget

We left Tokyo over 2 weeks ago and since then we have worked as chicken farmers in the country and hostel workers near a monkey park. So looking back on our time Read more…

Can you visit Japan if you don’t like fish or seafood?

If a plate of fresh sushi at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo sounds like your worst nightmare, we are probably in the same boat. Around the beginning of 2016 we decided that we would spend Read more…

Secret Paris: Unique & free things to do when you’ve seen it all

Our families have been visiting us in Paris for over 8 years, so after a while the typical tourist sights can become both bore some and expensive! Thankfully we have Read more…

Tried and tested: The best places to eat and drink in Brussels

After days of exploring Brussels’ highlights, we were keen to sink our teeth into some traditional Belgian food (and a few craft beers!) in the evening. For this particular trip, Read more…

Boring Belgium? You’ll think twice after a weekend in Brussels!

Brussels, the capital of Belgian chocolate and probably one of the most underrated cities in Europe. We think that Brussels gets a lot of bad rep, or even not enough attention at all. Read more…

A cycling adventure: Saint-Malo to Mont-Saint-Michel, in tandem!

A couple of weeks after an amazing road trip in West America, we were getting serious itchy feet to go on another adventure. It was also around this time that we realised that we had definitely Read more…

24 quick tips to make travel in 2017 as easy as pie

Traveling is supposed to be pleasurable, so when then can it feel so complicated at times? Over the years we have refined some of our techniques to make our trips run as smoothly as possible. Read more…

The super budget guide: 24 hours and less than 20 euros in Paris

We have been lucky enough to live in Paris for over 8 years and we have loved every single minute of it. Ok, maybe the morning rush hour on the metro has not been our favourite thing to do Read more…

How to get a Japanese Working Holiday Visa: It’s easy! 

For those that don’t already know, we’re going to Japan in January 2017 for approximately 8 months. Of course, doing so would not be possible without a visa, so we decided Read more…